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Doctor insights on: How To Build Up Your Immune System

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How do you build up your immune system? Mine is awful-always getting sick-just prescribed Pulmicort flexhaler which lists higher chance of infections.

How do you build up your immune system? Mine is awful-always getting sick-just prescribed Pulmicort flexhaler which lists higher chance of infections.

Risk vs benefits: The package insert for all medications that are corticosteroids will have a label that say there is a higher chance of infections. While high dose of steroids for prolonged periods of time can affect the body's cortisol level, the affect on the immune system to fight infections is usually associated with steroid pills or injections and not inhalers or nasal sprays at usual doses. ...Read more

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How can I most effectively build up your immune system?

How can I most effectively build up your immune system?

See below: Eat a well balanced/healthy diet get 8 hours sleep each night get regular cardiovascular exercise take a probiotic such as vsl#3 eat antioxidant foods such as teas, dark chocolat, berries, purple grape juice etc. Do not smoke or use tobacco do not drink more than 1 alcoholic drink/day good luck. ...Read more

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What are some ways to build up your immune system? Vitamins and foods?

What are some ways to build up your immune system? Vitamins and foods?

Immune system: The best you can do for your immune system is to develop healthy lifestyle habits maintainng your physical and emotional health, exercising regularly, eating healthy balanced diet, getting adequate sleep and managing stress effectively. This will give your immune system what it needs to function at optimal capacity, . ...Read more

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Can you build up your immune system, make it stronger with an autoimmune disease such as sjogrens?

Can you build up your immune system, make it stronger with an autoimmune disease such as sjogrens?

No: An autoimmune disease is actually from losing control of the immune system allowing the body to attack your own tissue. This does not improve your immune system since autoimmune disease is more like a rogue police force. ...Read more

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How should I build up my immune system?

How should I build up my immune system?

Already built: but you need to keep/maintain it, lead a healthy life style, sleep well, lots of fresh air and exercise, fruits, vegetables and plenty of water, enjoy your health ...Read more

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What can I do to build up my immune system?

What can I do to build up my immune system?

What's the prob: The immune system has many facets, what are you trying to achieve? An immune deficiency is best diagnosed by an allergist/immunologist and they can guide you on how to treat it. ...Read more

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How do you build up a child's immune system?

How do you build up a child's immune system?

Play and explore: Just as you can't read without being exposed to words, the immune system needs exposure -- yes, this includes microscopic germs that you can't see -- to learn and build defenses. So, fill their tummies with a healthy diet and let them play with other children and explore their surroundings. Not only will this enrich their minds, it will make their bodies stronger, inside and out. And vaccinate. ...Read more

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What are some ways to build up immune system?

What are some ways to build up immune system?

Fitness: There's no magic food, pill or herbal product. Get enough sleep and don't overdo mind-altering substances or use tobacco. The one intervention that repeatedly is shown in controlled studies to enhance people's responses to antigen challenges is re-committing to aerobic fitness. You'll be glad. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What should someone do to build up my immune system?

What should someone do to build up my immune system?

No sure way.: Staying in good physical shape with regular exercises (not extreme exercises) and a healthy diet may be helpful. Make sure your plasma vitamin d3 level is optimal since vitamin d3 has been shown to be an important immune regulator. I would like to see the 25 oh vitamin d3 level to be around 50 to 60 ng even though the recommended level is around 30 ng. ...Read more